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What does Ahren mean?

Ahren Pronunciation of Ahren [ahren] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Ahren is "mountain of strength". Ahren is an alternate form of Aaron (Hebrew): from the Hebrew "har-on".

Associated with: mountain, strength.


Ahren has 24 variants: Aaran, Aaren, Aarin, Aaronn, Aarron, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Ahran, Ahron, Airen, Airyn, Aran, Aren, Arin, Aron, Aronne, Arran, Arron, Arun, Auron, Ayren, Ayron and Erin.

6 more related forms via Aaron: Aaro, Aharon, Arand, Arek, Arend and Ari.

Creative forms:
(male) Adren, Anren, ..

(female) Ahreni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ahren Jones (A.J.), ..

How popular is Ahren?

Ahren is a rare given name for men. Ahren is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Aaron (#52 in 2015), Ari (#402), Aron (#739), Aharon (#1792), Arun, Erin, Arron, Arin, Aarron, Aren and Arran are the popular alternative forms of Ahren (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Aeron, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Ahren reached its apex 2 decades ago (average #1296) and is somewhat less today (#1544, down 45.2%), with forms like Erin falling out of fashion. Aaron has been the most recognizable form, although Aron seems to be getting popular too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aaron, Aarron, Aharon, Aren, Ari in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arin, Aron, Arron, Arun, Erin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aaron, Aron, Arran outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ahren is alike in pronunciation to Arian, Arien, Arion, Arren, Arrin, Arwin, Arwyn, Aryon, Eran, Eron, Erron, Oran, Oren, Orin, Oron, Orran, Orren, Orrin and Warren. Other recommended names are Abran, Adrean, Adrien, Adron, Aherin, Ahern, Ahmed, Ahmet, Ahsan, Aiden, Aiken, Airel, Alben, Alden, Alen, Allen, Alten, Alven, Ameen, Arden, Arel, Ares, Arjen, Arlen, Armen, Arn, Arrden, Arrlen, Arsen, Asen, Ashlen, Aspen, Atreo, Auden, Aurel, Avrel, Ayden, Ayken, Biren, Bren, Byren, Coren, Daren, Efren, Garen, Goren, Jaren, Jeren, Joren, Koren, Laren, Loren, Naren, Soren, Taren and Toren. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ahren.

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